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park system" it reminds us of the but we are the unregulated legislators of the world. [applause] >> can you hear me? professor, it is a h. by coach share from african-american and studies. after they look after a valve one due july and a. [laughter] to focus on race, michael tours, schooling, rationaliz ed identities pump promise five stanford and and 2011 requested to build an office in 200011 and integrate scholarly work with your commitment to community to engage scholarship and we want to welcome her here. and extend our gratitude to the african-american and studies to permit a co-sponsor for the word ceremony. [applause] >> good afternoon i am honored to be your brother 303rd broke awards. when israel approached me i was excited and thrilled to meet him as he it is a legend in the african-american world and long been unafraid to speak truth to power but as you may remain on non the award was also given to barber christian who was one of my professors what i was an undergraduate and she was both a brilliant scholar lonesome said teacher that cared about the growth of the stu
members of the board of regents who were opposed to clark kerr, with the idea that they could then use these allegations against try to convince other regions to find. they recruited an informer in the administration, in the university administration. >> one of the most astonishing things i found in my research is the extent to which the fbi involved itself in university affairs over a long period of time, and the extent to which the fbi developed informers at every level of the campus community, from student activists to professors, the vice chancellor, to members of the board of regents. those are just the ones that were in the documents. but ultimately, hoover's efforts bill. you could not get members of the board of regents to fire clark kerr. jerry brown's father was governor and he was a staunch supporter of clark kerr, and fbi officials relies as long as pat brown was governor, clark kerr would read as university of california president. so when ronald reagan was elected in november 1966, j. edgar hoover and other fbi officials do this as a breath of fresh it. they believe they
, with this demand on the part of students has gotten greater and greater. for instance, i'm using poetry here and that both said aristotle, talking about poetry as creative writing and so one. amongst prose writers, for instance, people who teach courses euratom carver, bharati mukherjee, lynn hitching in, victim chandra you may know because he wrote secret games that we were all astonished and where the department does and because he got a $10 million advance. but he's still teaching all these years and is still in very good spirits about that, and maybe even in better spirits now that that's behind him. as well as melanie abrams chandra. amongst poets, john sharp turkoman cease coca scum who is here, lynn hitching in, jeffrey g o'bryan, whose new book of poems i met robert hast, who you may know as a poet laureate of the states and also won a pulitzer prize for national book award a couple of years ago and is very, very popular teacher. besides that come with always had great visitors from around the world. this year, for instance, there is a woman poet from ireland, catherine walsh. i was
the documents found in jonestown and no one had used this to craft a book, and so what happened was for those that don't know, after the -- a congressman from california, which is south of here, decidedded to go down to johnstown to investigate claims people were held against their will, and as he was leaving, a group of people from jonestown decided to join him. they wanted out. jim jones knew the gig was up once people left and came back to the states, they'd talk about the conditions in jonestown. what he did was sent security guards, waiting at the jungle airstrip killing congressman ryan and members of the people that were leaving so the fbi then goes in, it's a federal investigation. congressman leo ryan is the first congressman killed in the line of dews in u.s. history. they go into johnstown after they collect the body and start collecting documents as evidence trying to see what happened. was there a conspiracy to kill the congressman? they go through, literally, picking from the mud, letters never sent home, diaries, crop reports, meeting notes. they collect 50,000 pieces of paper,
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